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is on the president to deliver right from the start. >> to a photographer that capture a piece of history. edward curtis sent out to document the last remaining american indian tribe before they disappeared completely. it is a story that is told in short nights of the shadow catcher. they focus on the amazing collection of photographs. >> the last indian in seattle, the photographer shoots a picture and it is a stunning portrait, his first real picture of a native person. it is sort of a defiant face and he loved the picture. it starts him on this photographic journey. >> i wrote it because i thought the photographer was an underappreciated genius. they were either portrayed as noble savages or lost people. he is known for 40,000 photographs trying to see real human beings. the big idea was to capture, on film and and recordings all the tribes of the united states that were still living in primitive ways and turned out it would be 80 tribe's at all. it was the largest anthropological undertaking by a single man and easily the largest that any one person has .ver undertaken >> when he started out
king edward the seventh part of a hospital in london -- king edward vii hospital in london. on the other hand, two australian disk jockeys working for a sydney radio station called @ today f.m.. kate had been admitted to the hospital hours early. william left monday night, looking pensive. in the early hours of tuesday, the australians call the hospital switchboard. >> hello, good morning. >> hello, there. could i still -- christ -- could i please speak to kate, my granddaughter? >> yes, hold on man. >> are they putting us through? >> yes. >> if this works, it is the easiest prank call we have ever made. >> in the ensuing conversation, which we are not broadcasting, a nurse gave details about kdot condition. like any patient, she is entitled to confidentiality. the hospital released a statement this morning that it regretted the incident. this was a jewish -- foolish prank call -- this was a foolish pranks call. the call should never have got through. >> the call should have been put through to the contactor be at the time. it should not have gone through to a member of the
, all the way back to 1990. mickey edwards was still in congress then. an eight-term representative from oklahoma, and a formidable leader among conservatives who nonetheless knew how to work with opponents to get things done. he chaired the republican policy committee, was a founding trustee of the conservative heritage foundation, and served as national chairman of the american conservative union. after redistricting by democrats cost him his seat in 1993, he taught at harvard and princeton, became vice president of the aspen institute, and wrote this book: "reclaiming conservatism: how a great american political movement got lost--and how it can find its way back." now he's out with another book, one calling for real, even radical, change: "the parties versus the people: how to turn republicans and democrats into americans." mickey edwards, welcome. >> thanks, bill. it's good to see you again. >> and congratulations on the book, although i can't imagine it's made you the most popular visitor to the house republican caucus. >> not at all. but it wouldn't make me popular in the democrat
other, and of millions of people who they have never met. bbc news at the king edward the seventh hospital. >> the duchess of cambridge spending a second night in hospital for morning sickness. it was famously called the fast as talk of jobs in the galaxy. we're talking about the "millennium falcon." versions of this filled the two boxes of millions of children. what about a live version? it will fill an 88-acre plot of land in tennessee. we spoke recently with two of the men taking part. >> what we have here is one of two of the quad lasers of the han solo ship. one sits on top and one sits on the bottom. they fired off a bunch of ships that come in. -- fight off a bunch of ships that come in. >> they're coming in too fast. >> this is what i used to build it. >> i was interested in doing models and then i became interested in girls. after a 30-year hiatus being single, i decided to get back into doing models and stumbled across chris lee's website. >> this is the dome for r2- d2. i bought 88 acres west of renne live. more less for the purpose of building this full-size, full scal
edward vii hospital from london harley street to the couple's home at kensington palace for what officials say will be a time of arrest. her recovery is certainly a relief for the royal family. prince charles visiting members of the commonwealth expedition even managed to joke about the australian press and call to the hospital. -- prank call to the hospital. >> [indiscernible] that is funded. -- splendid. >> the important thing for kay now, according to doctors, is to get as much rest as possible. >> she should be resting and avoiding any commitments that are not the central. if she doesn't, her rummaging could get worse again and she could end up back in hospital. >> but the need to protect a cake and the unborn baby raised some are to go issues for the couple. the royal doctors here in london are hardly going to be content at the moment for kate to return to north wales where william is based as and rsv search and rescue pilots. both of them has -- have decisions to make. kate must decide whether she stays in london, but would have to be without william's full time support. he
comfortably, but many people question his role following allegations of corruption. jonathan edwards report. >> it could be the first world -- clean, tidy, prosperous. south africa's black middle class is now 3 million strong. this place is where the anc was founded a century ago. today, its leaders enjoy all the trappings of the area as they turn up for their conference. the anc remains remarkably relaxed, not even the discovery of a white extremist bomb plot has upset them. still, all is not well with the party. the president, jacob zuma, is being challenged by his deputy. president zuma himself has been strongly accused of corruption, raised here in his speech. >> we can stop corruption in its tracks. >> one anc figure believes the correction comes because the movement has attracted the wrong sort of people. >> it has become one of the means through which people feel that they can accumulate wealth and great -- create opportunities for themselves and their families. and that is to the detriment of the movement. >> it is 18 years since the historic district -- the agreement between nelson
have edward markey, steven lynch. >> ifill: especially edward markey is quite senior, the house seat in order to get this. >> it's a special election. they wouldn't have to give up their house seat unless deval patrick appointed them to the seat in the meantime which they're unlikely to want that. because it would mean they have to give up their house seat even though it would give them a head start. >> ifill: in hawaii last week, daniel ioneu died. and in a letter written to the governor who gets -- decide who takes his seat he actually stated his preference. >> he did. there are a lot of interesting elements with this. one thing that actually very same three what happened when teddy kennedy passed away in massachusetts, in fall 2009 or summer, sent letter to deval patrick he wanted them to change the law in massachusetts somebody would be able to fill that seat during critical time when they were debating health care reform. then somebody would run with special election. well in hawaii basically what he said was, i really want someone to fill my seat i hope that is congress warm
of the greatest statesmen of all times. in 1954 edward r. murrow the cbs newsman said he mobilized the english language and sent it into battle. president kennedy liked the quote so much that he used it as his own. that was in 1963 when he granted winston churchill honorary citizenship of the united states. >> pierpont morgan was a friend of churchill's mother and is likely that winston on one of his many trip to its united states would have visited this library. we're joined today by alan packwood, he is the director of the churchill archive center in cambridge. and he's cure rating an exhi business here at the morgan called winston churchill, the power of words. >> what you're looking at here are two images taken by the famous photographer on the 30th of december 1941. winston churchill had just addressed the canadian parliament and he had made his way to the speakers chamber. he was looking for a drink, perhaps also for a cigar. and what he found instead was a photographer waiting for him. and more than that, because the photographer insisted on removing churchill's cigar. and then photogra
the other and edward heath premiership, 70 to 74 we had five states of emergency where the government took to itself emergency powers, because the whole fabric seemed to be unwinding. >> rose: today they changed the constitution. >> yeah. >> looking at egypt i still say we were fine compared to egypt, actually. >> rose: here is what you have timothy garden ash quote quoted as saying. in the epigraph. >> if only i had method on this search a single clearly evil person. >> yes. this is from tim garnish, his book, about discovering his own -- yes, what intrigues me about this remark, right at the end of his wonderful book is, that lots of ordinary, not particularly bad, not heroically good people can do terrible things within a bad system so someone like my heroine serena can fall in love with a man that falls in love with her and tell him endless lies because it is too late, it is too late to get out of it, and how systems can make people behave really badly, so that they do all kinds of husband informing on wives inside the old east german system in order to keep their children in their uni
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)